September 3, 2009 RSS feed / Front Page

In Henderson County, jobless rate tops 8 %

Jobless numbers topped 8 percent in Henderson County for the second consecutive month, according to a report released by the Texas Workforce Commission. More...

Special Sections

School

BISD MENUS

All Schools: Choice of cereal offered daily. All selections come with fruit or juice, and milk MON: Holiday TUES: Cinnamon raisin biscuit WED: Cheese pizza pocket THUR: Sausage biscuit FRI: More...

CHANDLER INTERMEDIATE

Chandler Intermediate School is hosting a 4thgrade parent orientation today at 6:30 p.m in the cafeteria. Parents will meet with their children's teachers. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

JOYCE DUNCAN

Joyce Ann Duncan, 93, of Chandler, Texas, passed away on August 24, 2009, at Tyler, Texas. Funeral services were held 2 p.m. Friday at Porter Funeral Home Chapel, with Rev. Marcus Sheffield and Rev. Randy Robinson officiating. More...

Writer's Corner

WRITER'S CORNER

FLASHBACK I watched you prepare for an early sleep, Moving `round, doing the standards. I watched your preparations, nary a peep. Doing nothing, saying nothing, no words. Your eyes were tired, movements measured. More...

Historical

BOB BOWMAN'S EAST TEXAS

When Davy Crockett made his way from Tennessee to Texas in 1835 to join the Texas battle for independence from Mexico, he was enthralled by the beauty and promise of East Texas, a forested land much like his homeland. More...

Chandler to set budget, tax rate during meeting

CHANDLER - City officials are scheduled to approve its $3.19 million budget and set its tax rate at .39 during a meeting here Thursday. More...

Planning underway for Fall Feral Hog Festival

BEN WHEELER - Planning is underway for the annual Fall Feral Hog Festival here Oct. 23-24. The wild event begins Friday at 7 p.m. with the Fall Feral Hog Follies, Pageant and Wild Hog Ball at Moore's Store. More...

RUNNING To VICTORY

From left, Brownsboro High School Bears J.D. Minyard (80), Colton Croley (58), Zach Bailey (10), and Cameron Warren (20) run onto the field Friday in Van to face the Kemp Yellow Jackets as BHS cheerleaders look on. More...

News

Pow Wow parade to salute local businesses

This year's Pow Wow parade will salute local businesses, and Stanley McCurley is scheduled to be the grand marshall. More...

Life Line Screening set for Sept. 25 in Chandler

Forest Grove Baptist Church will host Life Line Screening Sept. 25, with appointments set to begin at 9 a.m. More...

LAKE AREA DEMS

The Lake Area Democrats Club will meet on Sept. 15, at 6:30 p.m., at the Library at Cedar Creek in Seven Points. Call Bill Hanstrom at 214-683-2811 or e-mail bill@hendersondems1tc.com. More...

Sports

JV takes 28-9 win over Kemp

The Brownsboro Bears junior varsity scored the first four touchdowns of the game before finally letting the Kemp Yellowjacktets JV on the board. Brownsboro took the game 28-8 in a homeopener at Bears Stadium. It was a 19-yard run by D.Z. More...

Go Bears and Bearettes ... All the Way!!!

The sports medicine staff managed by the Bears head athletic trainer Chris Wangler includes, in no particular order: senior Sergio Gutierez, juniors Kadie De la Garza, Taylor Kidd, Jessi Cheatham, Taylor Chapman and Jonathan Wynn, More...

QUICK FROM THE STARTING GATE

Bears open season with 36-21 win over Kemp

VAN - It wasn't the prettiest, most crisp game in the world, but he wouldn't call it a sloppy game either, Bears head coach John Settle said of his team's 36-21 win over the Kemp Yellowjackets Aug. 28. More...